CONWAY, Ark. (April 16, 2018) – The Hendrix
College Music Department presents its Spring Jazz Ensemble and New Music
Recital on Sunday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall, Trieschmann
Fine Arts Building. The program is free and the public is invited.
The program will open with selections by Milt
Jackson, Errol Garner, Rogers & Hart, Bonfa, and Rollins performed by the
Hendrix College Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Barry McVinney.
Student musicians with the jazz ensemble include Molly Harris ’19, David Chaney
’21, Sam Coker ’19, Will Duran (University of Central Arkansas), John Tate ’19,
and Hayden Criswell ’20.
The second half of the concert will feature
original solo and chamber works composed by student composers Quy Pham ’18,
Michael Crippen ’20, Trevor Loew ’18, and Maxim Van Houtte ’21 performed by
their composers and student musicians Aidan Mannette ’20 and Rachel Elmakiss
’20, and faculty musicians Dr. Barry McVinney, Dr. Karen Griebling, and Dr.
A private liberal arts
college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as
one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That
Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and
rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous
college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been
affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.